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The Right of the People to be Secure in their Persons, Houses, Papers, and Effects,
Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures,
Shall Not Be Violated


Saturday, July 05, 2014

New Documentary “We Ride to DC” Blows Lid Off Mainstream Media’s Agenda

From Town Hall:
On September 11, 2013, bikers from across the country rode into the nation’s capital to honor those who died on 9/11 and to protest the callous Million Muslim March planned for the same day. 
The sight of tens of thousands of bikers rolling through D.C., with American flags waving in tow, was enough to fill even the most jaded Washingtonian with an overwhelming sense of patriotism. And the sound? Well that would get anyone’s attention, right? Everyone except the mainstream media’s, apparently. 
Time and again, this is what grassroots filmmaker Dennis Michael Lynch observed when traveling the nation for his first two films about immigration. Whether it was about jobs and unemployment or border security and amnesty, what Lynch was finding in the field wasn’t matching what the mainstream media were reporting. 
And when it came to covering grassroots protests with thousands of people in attendance, they were nowhere to be found. 
Lynch’s latest film “We Ride to DC” gets to the bottom of this, taking a hard look at how the media has distorted or omitted reporting on Benghazi, abortion, jobs and the economy, illegal immigration, the IRS scandal, elections, the government shutdown, and more. 
Liberal media bias is a crucially important issue everyone should be concerned with. Why? Because as the Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell points out in the film, “How can you have a functioning democracy when the voters don’t have access to truth?” 
The divisive and biased narrative the mainstream media promulgate is hurting our republic. “We Ride to DC” then is a wake-up call to all Americans, reminding them that they need to be a more skeptical news consumer. 
But the film does more than blow the lid off the mainstream media’s agenda—it’s also about giving a voice to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who are still trying to make a difference, the people protesting the Obama administration’s progressive agenda and pattern of lawlessness, despite never making national headlines. 
Admittedly, it’s a bit depressing to watch at times (hey, you’re confronted with irrefutable examples of how the MSM is skewing the news in favor of a liberal agenda, which is directly affecting Americans’ perceptions of the state of the nation and worse, the outcome of elections), but more so, it filled me with a sense of hope for the country. 
The American spirit has not been deflated and that’s proven in the numerous scenes of bikers, truckers, tea partiers, and veterans at protests and events who are taking a stand against the direction this country is heading. 
“We Ride to DC” will light a fire under Americans to take back the country they love. And beyond that, Lynch’s passion and ease with which he connects with Americans of all stars and stripes is refreshing to watch. 
The film is a must-see before the upcoming elections and it’s important that the message is shared far and wide. To this end, Lynch offers two free DVDs with your purchase (for a total of 3) in the hopes that the viewer will pass the video along to friends or family that need to see the truth.
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Population Transfer: Obama Delivering 290,000 Illegals To U.S. Homes

You see, "He" believes "He" has the right to do this.

From the Daily Caller:
The vast majority of 50,000 unaccompanied youths and children who have illegally crossed the Texas border during the last few months have been successfully delivered by federal agencies to their relatives living in the United States, according to a New York Times article. 
A second New York Times article reports revealed that officials have caught an additional 240,000 Central American migrants since April, and are transporting many of them to their destinations throughout the United States. 
The deluge of 290,000 illegals — so far — are exploiting legal loopholes that allow them to get temporary permits to stay in the United States.

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You Might Be a Muslim (More Stupid Muslim Jokes)


1. You grow poppies and refine Heroin for a living, but you have a moral objection to Liquor. You might be a Muslim

2. You own a $3,000 machine gun and $5,000 rocket launcher, but you can't afford shoes. You might be a Muslim

3. Your cousin is president of the United States, You might be a Muslim

4. You wipe your butt with your bare hand, but consider bacon and pork unclean. You might be a Muslim

5. You think vests come in two styles: bullet-proof and suicide. You might be a Muslim

6. You can't think of anyone you haven't declared Jihad against. You might be a Muslim

7. You consider television dangerous, but routinely carry explosives in your clothing. You might be a Muslim

8. You were amazed to discover that cell phones have uses other than setting off roadside bombs. You might be a Muslim

9. You have nothing against women and think every man should own at least four. You might be a Muslim

10. You have more wives than teeth. You might be a Muslim

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VA Whistleblower Reported Problems To White House, WH Leaked Complaint To Same People About Whom He Was Complaining

Davis says he reported the destruction or losing of applications to White House deputy chief of staff, Rob Nabors, and gave him a copy of his whistleblower complaint. He says the complaint was then leaked to the very same people about whom he was complaining.
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Citizen Militia Units From California & Texas Are Joining Together to Defend US Border

From Free Republic Founder, Jim Robinson:
Ok, this is just the germination of the plan. We have independent units from the Bolinas Border Patrol and the Central Valley Citizens militia joining forces with independent citizens militia units of Texas to defend our southern border in Texas, to protest Obama’s lawless open borders policies and to rally support for Governor Perry to officially call out Guard units and Texas militia units at his disposal to defend the border!! Lawsuits will not cut it. 
The invasion is happening now. Action must be taken NOW!!
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By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' And That Could Be A Problem

From Business Insider:
"Today there's no legislation regarding how much intelligence a machine can have, how interconnected it can be. If that continues, look at the exponential trend. We will reach the singularity in the timeframe most experts predict. From that point on you're going to see that the top species will no longer be humans, but machines." 
These are the words of Louis Del Monte, physicist, entrepreneur, and author of "The Artificial Intelligence Revolution." Del Monte spoke to us over the phone about his thoughts surrounding artificial intelligence and the singularity, an indeterminate point in the future when machine intelligence will outmatch not only your own intelligence, but the world's combined human intelligence too. 
The average estimate for when this will happen is 2040, though Del Monte says it might be as late as 2045. Either way, it's a timeframe of within three decades. 
"It won't be the 'Terminator' scenario, not a war," said Del Monte. "In the early part of the post-singularity world, one scenario is that the machines will seek to turn humans into cyborgs. This is nearly happening now, replacing faulty limbs with artificial parts. 
We'll see the machines as a useful tool. Productivity in business based on automation will be increased dramatically in various countries. In China it doubled, just based on GDP per employee due to use of machines." 
"By the end of this century," he continued, "most of the human race will have become cyborgs [part human, part tech or machine]. The allure will be immortality. Machines will make breakthroughs in medical technology, most of the human race will have more leisure time, and we'll think we've never had it better. 
The concern I'm raising is that the machines will view us as an unpredictable and dangerous species." 
Del Monte believes machines will become self-conscious and have the capabilities to protect themselves. They "might view us the same way we view harmful insects." Humans are a species that "is unstable, creates wars, has weapons to wipe out the world twice over, and makes computer viruses." 
Hardly an appealing roommate. He wrote the book as "a warning." Artificial intelligence is becoming more and more capable, and we're adopting it as quickly as it appears. A pacemaker operation is "quite routine," he said, but "it uses sensors and AI to regulate your heart." 
A 2009 experiment showed that robots can develop the ability to lie to each other. Run at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems in the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne, Switzerland, the experiment had robots designed to cooperate in finding beneficial resources like energy and avoiding the hazardous ones. 
Shockingly, the robots learned to lie to each other in an attempt to hoard the beneficial resources for themselves. "The implication is that they're also learning self-preservation," Del Monte told us. "Whether or not they're conscious is a moot point."
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Richard Bona Live

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U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia

From Bloomberg:
The U.S. will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of energy from shale rock spurs the nation’s economic recovery, Bank of America Corp. said. U.S. production of crude oil, along with liquids separated from natural gas, surpassed all other countries this year with daily output exceeding 11 million barrels in the first quarter, the bank said in a report today. 
The country became the world’s largest natural gas producer in 2010. The International Energy Agency said in June that the U.S. was the biggest producer of oil and natural gas liquids.If the U.S. didn’t have this energy supply, prices at the pump would be completely unaffordable.” 
Oil extraction is soaring at shale formations in Texas and North Dakota as companies split rocks using high-pressure liquid, a process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The surge in supply combined with restrictions on exporting crude is curbing the price of West Texas Intermediate, America’s oil benchmark. 
The U.S., the world’s largest oil consumer, still imported an average of 7.5 million barrels a day of crude in April, according to the Department of Energy’s statistical arm.
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Friday, July 04, 2014

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Violent Muslims Attack Canadian Vigil for Murdered Jewish Schoolboys

The demonstration and vigil for the 3 slain Israeli Yeshiva students in front of Palestine House resulted in violence and physical injury to several participants. 
Supporters of Palestine House behaving like common street thugs attacked several demonstrators resulting in a street brawl that required significant Police resources to control. 
We are asking anyone who witnessed the event firsthand to write their notes and forward them to our attention. 
Further, we ask anyone who photographed or video-taped the chaotic scene to submit these as well. 
We have been asked to cooperate with the Police by providing such evidence that would assist them in laying criminal charges against the perpetrators. 
As an interesting aside, many residents of the area stated that they are concerned about the presence of Palestine House in their neighbourhood – but have been unable to express their concerns to the proper authorities.
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UK: TV Personality, Katie Hopkins, Makes Fun of Radical Muslims and Gets Labeled "Controversial"

She's on the right track. Check out the Ramadan Cake she baked for the Muslim Scum.

From the Mirror:
On Thursday Katie Hopkins took her anti-Islam crusade to a whole new level - and made a swipe at the most dangerous terrorist organisation in the world. 
The telly personality decided to taunt ISIS extremists via Twitter as part of her attack on the Islamic festival of Ramadan on Thursday. 
The sarcastic mum-of-three, who has been posting anti-Islamic tweets all week, shared a picture of a red, yellow and green cake with ISIS - the name of the world's most extreme Islamic terrorist group - written on it. 
"Happy Ramadan to the Muslim militia - another juicy cake to help you break the fast. #merrychristmas," she captioned the shot. 
On Wednesday, the blonde mum-of-three tweeted a photo of a gun-shaped cake, under the caption: 
"Following incitement to violence from the new leader of Muslims worldwide here's today's cake to help break the fast." 
Nasty knickers Katie has been on a crusade against the entire Islamic community and their sacred festival of Ramadan since fasting began on Sunday. 
"Ramadan typically brings a spike in violence in Middle East. I get grumpy when I don't eat - but I don't blow things up. Religion of peace?," she tweeted.

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Just Another One of the Minor Inconveniences We Put Up With For The Pleasure of Living With All The Moderate Muslims Who Are Our Neighbors and Friends

UK airports on alert over jihad plots involving surgically implanted bombs

“It is feared Islamist groups may be putting together a ‘non-metallic’ device, which could potentially be surgically-implanted inside a terrorist’s body and be almost invisible to current security checks.” 
Islamic jihad groups keep coming up with new innovations to foil airport security procedures. 
When will they be added to the 1001 Muslim Inventions exhibit? 
“Air passengers face extra delays and second checks at departure gates amid fears of ‘plot to bring down jets with new type of “stealth” bomb."
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Peggy Noonan: Barack Obama's Presidency is "Unprecedented, Dangerous, and Deeply Strange"

I think my wife would say the same thing of my massive manhood, but of course, it has little to do with politics.

From the WSJ:
I don't know if we sufficiently understand how weird and strange, how historically unparalleled, this presidency has become.
I'm not sure people are noticing the sheer strangeness of how the president is responding to the lack of success around him.... 
In a truly stunning piece in early June, Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown and Jennifer Epstein interviewed many around the president and reported a general feeling that events have left him—well, changed. 
He is "taking fuller advantage of the perquisites of office," such as hosting "star-studded dinners that sometimes go on well past midnight." He travels, leaving the White House more in the first half of 2014 than any other time of his presidency except his re-election year. He enjoys talking to athletes and celebrities, not grubby politicians, even members of his own party. He is above it all. 
On his state trip to Italy in the spring, he asked to spend time with "interesting Italians." They were wealthy, famous. The dinner went for four hours. The next morning his staff were briefing him for a "60 Minutes" interview about Ukraine and health care. "One aide paraphrased Obama's response: 'Just last night I was talking about life and art, big interesting things, and now we're back to the minuscule things on politics.''' 
Minuscule? Politics is his job. 
It is weird to have a president who has given up. So many young journalists diligently covering this White House, especially those for whom it is their first, think what they're seeing is normal. 
It is not. 
It is unprecedented and deeply strange. And, because the world is watching and calculating, unbelievably dangerous.
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Tower of Power
Leverkusener Jazztage 2012

- I Like Your Style
- Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now
- You Ought To Be Havin' Fun
- Only So Much Oil In The Ground
- Can't You See (You Doin' Me Wrong)
- Come Back Baby
- You Got To Funkifize
- Maybe It'll Rub Off
- Just When We Started Making It
- So I Got To Groove
- Me & Mrs. Jones
- [band introduction]
- Medley: Diggin' On James Brown
- So Very Hard To Go
- What Is Hip?
- You're Still A Young Man
- Soul With A Capitol "S"
- Souled Out

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That's So Muslim

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Dearly Departed Friend

21 Guns for 21 Years ...

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IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.
He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.
He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.
He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people.
He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.
He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers.
He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.
He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.
He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power.
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:
For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:
For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world:
For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:
For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury:
For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences
For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies:
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:
For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.
He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.
He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.
He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.
He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.
He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.
In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.
We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.

The 56 signatures on the Declaration appear in the positions indicated:
Column 1
   Button Gwinnett
   Lyman Hall
   George Walton
Column 2
North Carolina:
   William Hooper
   Joseph Hewes
   John Penn
South Carolina:
   Edward Rutledge
   Thomas Heyward, Jr.
   Thomas Lynch, Jr.
   Arthur Middleton
Column 3
John Hancock
Samuel Chase
William Paca
Thomas Stone
Charles Carroll of Carrollton
George Wythe
Richard Henry Lee
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Harrison
Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Francis Lightfoot Lee
Carter Braxton
Column 4
   Robert Morris
   Benjamin Rush
   Benjamin Franklin
   John Morton
   George Clymer
   James Smith
   George Taylor
   James Wilson
   George Ross
   Caesar Rodney
   George Read
   Thomas McKean
Column 5
New York:
   William Floyd
   Philip Livingston
   Francis Lewis
   Lewis Morris
New Jersey:
   Richard Stockton
   John Witherspoon
   Francis Hopkinson
   John Hart
   Abraham Clark
Column 6
New Hampshire:
   Josiah Bartlett
   William Whipple
   Samuel Adams
   John Adams
   Robert Treat Paine
   Elbridge Gerry
Rhode Island:
   Stephen Hopkins
   William Ellery
   Roger Sherman
   Samuel Huntington
   William Williams
   Oliver Wolcott
New Hampshire:
   Matthew Thornton


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Dan Slott incited against me

The awful comics writer has crossed a line again. Now, he's tweeted the following:

Who knew that dismal series was that important to him? Then again, I've got a hunch he doesn't even bother to read it yet predetermined his positions on it. Why can't he just understand that, when you accuse a conservative of "bigotry", you're only doing them an honor?

On a related note, interesting that people like him never accuse others of being "anti-religious", which only proves how bad their education really is.

And what next, will Slott be inciting against 9-11 Families for real? He sure can't use that anti-semitism card now after legitimizing the Koranic verses that say Jews are sons of monkeys and pigs.
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Siobhan Donaghy
12 Bar Acid Blues

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Thursday, July 03, 2014

If They Do This, It Means War --- Change Contemplated To The Declaration Of Independence?

I would imagine you wouldn't be surprised to learn they are saying we need to institute more tyranny.

This far and no further:
One of the most famous phrases in American history may have had its meaning changed by a wayward drop of ink. According to the scholar Danielle Allen, the National Archive’s copy of the Declaration of Independence has an error—a period right after the phrase “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” 
That period, she says, has caused a “routine but serious misunderstanding” throughout history, thinking that the sentence ends there. In fact, it continues with “instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” 
The difference, she argues, is that “The logic of the sentence moves from the value of individual rights to the importance of government as a tool for protecting those rights. You lose that connection when the period gets added.” 
The errant period apparently does not exist on other copies, including Thomas Jefferson’s rough draft. 
As a result of Allen’s work, the National Archives are considering changes to its online presentation of the Declaration.


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July 3, 1776

Brent Ashworth holds a rare 238-year-old original issue of the July 3, 1776, edition of the Pennsylvania Gazette in Salt Lake City Tuesday, July 1, 2014. This newspaper was at one time owned by Benjamin Franklin and contains the first published announcement of the Declaration of Independence, which appears halfway down the third column of page two. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

for those in need of Trifocals (oh yes I do) even stronger than mine it reads:

"Philadelphia, July 3: Yesterday the Continental Congress declared the United Colonies free and independent states."

Ben Franklin's Philadelphia Gazette July 3, 1776


on the same day John wrote to Abigail of the July 2 date

"I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival," Adams wrote. "It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other."

close, so close. . .


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Isn't This a Little Bit Like Hanging a Sign Outside Your Bank That Says, "Bank Guards Do Not Carry Weapons?"

Notice her male friend "Hamza" encourage her, tweeting, "Precisely", which is the Muslim version of "You go girl."

Hamza also wrote down in his calendar, "Friday, Cancel noon appointment with Camel. ... 12:00 - Rape Maryam."
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Rush Limbaugh: The Border Patrol Have Been Converted Into Taxpayer-Funded Coyotes

Limbaugh has been on fire lately:

RUSH: Now, I will go out on a limb here, and I will posit the possibility that we may as well accept the fact that the Border Patrol is no longer a Border Patrol in terms of the way they’re being used by the Regime. You could say that the Border Patrol now has been converted into taxpayer-paid coyotes. What does a coyote do? A coyote arranges transit for an illegal of any age from Mexico or anywhere else across the border. They come in packs. They sardine ‘em in vans, you know the drill.
The Border Patrol is escorting these unaccompanied children across the border and connecting them with their so-called relatives who they’ve never met before, exactly what coyotes do. They’re picking up where the Mexican coyotes leave off, literally. This is gonna be a very controversial thing to say, and again, it’s obvious this is what’s happening. But so few people can get their arms around it and believe it that it sounds like, once again, I’m coming up with another bunch of extreme statements. I’m just telling you what’s going on down there. I could not invent this. My mind doesn’t work this way. I could not in any way, shape, manner form be involved.
The only way I could come up with this explanation is to watch it happen. There’s no politics in this analysis that I’m giving you here. I’m just telling you what’s happening, as they say, on the ground. The Border Patrol are meeting illegal aliens at the border. They’re escorting them to their destinations in the US as an added bonus, el freebo. Now, unlike the Mexican coyotes, they are doing it free. Well, not really, because we, the taxpayers, are actually paying them to do this.
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The failure to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) is a “national scandal” with as many as 170,000 victims in the UK, MPs have said.
Failures by ministers, police and other agencies have led to the “preventable mutilation of thousands of girls”, the Home Affairs Committee said.
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The Week On The Gathering Storm: Warren!

Listen to The Gathering Storm Radio Show, hosted by WC and Always On Watch.

The show broadcasts live for 30 minutes every Friday beginning at noon, Pacific Time.

The call-in number is 646-915-9870. Callers welcome!

Our scheduled guest this week is Warren. Topic of discussion: why America is the greatest country in history.

Listen to the July 4, 2014 edition of The Gathering Storm Radio Show, live or later, by CLICKING HERE.

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come

While Barack Obama is visiting a Mosque, and hosting Muslim leaders on the 4th of July ...

China bans Ramadan fast in Muslim northwest
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The Daily Obamanation

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Some infallible logic from Reliapundit, the Astute Blogger:
Go read the whole thing. 
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"SATIRE" --- Obama to Visit Mosque, Host Muslim Leaders on 4th of July

Apparently this piece is "satire". 

It's not funny. Indeed, it is so unfunny that I did not recognize it as satire. 

Perhaps the humor lies in fooling someone like me.  

I am sorry I posted this. 

My apologies to everyone. 

 It is a false news report. 

From the National Report:
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced today that President Obama will be visiting a Washington D.C. area Mosque on the morning of July 4th as a goodwill gesture to Muslim Americans. 
The name and location of the Mosque are currently being withheld for security reasons. 
His announcement to visit a Mosque on the morning of America’s most patriotic holiday will likely add to this criticism. According to Earnest, following his visit to the Mosque, the President will host the traditional White House July 4th cookout. 
Several influential Muslim leaders have been invited to attend the cookout, as a further gesture of goodwill. American Muslim Ahmed Mohamed Usman, who will be attending the cookout, had nothing but praise for President Obama’s decision. 
In an interview this afternoon on NPR, Usman had the following to say: 
“America is supposed to be the land of freedom and of tolerance. Finally we are starting to see this. If America has Christian prayer breakfasts, so must it have breakfasts praying to Mecca. If America is to put the 10 Commandments on display, so must she display the Quran. To be welcomed into the highest office of America to celebrate her birth and independence is an honor and is a step for Muslims in America to begin to establish our rights. President Obama is truly opening the door for Muslims in America.”

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Airport security stepped up in Britain over bomb plot fears...How 'Safe' is the staff working at Airports?

From Will at THE OTHER NEWS:

Airport security stepped up in Britain over bomb plot fears...How 'Safe' is the staff working at Airports? (Guardian).

Security at UK airports is to be tightened after US officials raised fears about terrorists in Syria and Yemen developing explosives that could be smuggled on to planes.

The Department for Transport (DfT) said on Wednesday night that it would "step up some of our aviation security measures" following the warning from US security chiefs.

US officials told Reuters that security at European airports would be increased following intelligence that al-Qaida operatives in Syria and Yemen had joined forces to develop bombs that would avoid detection and bring down aircraft.

The US did not specify which airports or countries would be affected, nor did it say what triggered the extra precautions.

The US department of homeland security said "enhanced security measures" would be implemented in the next few days at "certain overseas airports with direct flights into the United States". 

The department secretary, Jeh Johnson, said: "We are sharing recent and relevant information with our foreign allies and are consulting the aviation industry." 

US intelligence believes extremists in Syria and Yemen have been in contact to develop bombs that escape heightened security measures, although they do not have specific intelligence about an imminent attack or specific plot emanating from the suspected collaboration.

Some in the US intelligence community also believe that "training complexes" have been set up in Syria for western jihadists so they can return to their home countries better trained to carry out attacks.

While that conclusion is the subject of debate, it shows the level of fear counter-terrorism officials have about the threat posed by violent jihadists from Syria – now considered to be the main one facing the west.

Intelligence is reported to suggest bomb makers from Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian peninsula (AQAP) have travelled to Syria to meet al-Qaida-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra to work on ways to get an explosive device past existing security.Read the full story here.

Hmmmm.....I've said it before and i'll say it again, in my point of view the WEAKEST link is the staff working all over airports.

If you see the number of would be jihadis that left for Syria then what's stopping one or more Islamic staff members at European airports to Aid or organise an explosive device on a plane?

If you take in account the drugs that are smuggled by airport staff the possibility becomes very real. Time to rethink the safety procedures.
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Never the less, immunize her and THROW HER IN JAIL when she refuses to answer

Preferably at Riker’s Island.
FH Buckley National Review, from an OUTSTANDING essay, a HEROINE FOR OUR TIMES:
A conservative friend of mine asked me the other day why congressional Republicans had failed to offer amnesty to Lois Lerner in exchange for her testimony. What that fails to recognize is that she is already immunized, by an administration, a Department of Justice, and a mainstream media that have her back. She’d get nothing better from a congressional immunity, and what she’d lose is the support of the most powerful people in America. That has to be a no-brainer. Nothing indeed will happen to her, and provided she doesn’t rat anyone out she’ll soon be lionized as one who was unfairly persecuted. We’ll see well-paying lectureships, law-school chairs, ambassadorships offered her. Wait and see.
For her many years of service to the Democratic party, she deserves it all. Sure, she did splendid work in torpedoing the Tea Party, but her efforts to criminalize conservatism go back years, and one of them came to light very recently. In 1996 Al Salvi ran for the U.S. Senate in Illinois against Dick Durbin. Salvi had contributed $1.1 million of his own money to the campaign, as he had every right to do. The Federal Election Commission objected, however, and Salvi found himself talking to an FEC official. “Promise me you’ll never run for office again,” he was told, “and we’ll drop the case.” The official was Lois Lerner.
We wouldn’t be seeing any of this in the America of the recent past.
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Unbelievable EPA Memo

From USA Today (hat tip to Bloviating Zeppelin):
Forget toxic waste dumps, the Environmental Protection Agency apparently has a more immediate cleanup problem in its own backyard: An employee defecating in the hallway.

GovernmentExecutive.com, the government's business news daily and key website for federal managers and executives, reported Wednesday that the EPA management for Region 8 in Denver sent an e-mail earlier this month to staff pleading to stop inappropriate bathroom behavior, including defecating in the hallway.

In the e-mail, obtained by Government Executive, Deputy Regional Administrator Howard Cantor noted "several incidents" in the building, including clogging the toilets with paper towels and "an individual placing feces in the hallway" outside the restroom.

"Management is taking this situation very seriously and will take whatever actions are necessary to identify and prosecute these individuals," Cantor wrote.
What is the salary of the defecating employee? The benefits package?

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Humpday Blues

Junior Wells
Cryin' Shame

Messin' With The Kid

What'd I Say

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MS 13 loves America

They call it Aztlan...reconquista los loco Americanos

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Need anything be said?

This is what greeted Melanie Phillips at the BBC today.
Protest in front of the BBC the after the three murdered Israeli boys were buried.
Need anything be said?
Protest in front of the BBC the after the three murdered Israeli boys were buried.
Need anything be said?
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CBR's Carla Hoffman lives in a bubble era

CBR's Carla Hoffman wrote a gushing take on the Muslim Ms. Marvel series, trying to convince us this is worth the trees that were cut down to make the paper for printing it on. She begins with:
Ms. Marvel #5 is the most important comic of the current era. Wait, I got ahead of myself.
No, she's way behind. Fawning over a religious propaganda product at the flick of a switch, all without proving she's done any research of the Koran and Hadith. What makes this the most important book of this era, but not a graphic novel like The Forgotten Man, based on the writings of Amity Shlaes? Or maybe she's just too cowardly to admit it's got some worth to it?
Comics have distinct eras that you can recognize simply by flipping through an issue. Whether it’s the artwork, subject matter, costume design or the overall presentation, fans can get an idea of when the book came out, and who its intended audience is. It’s one of the reasons I have a hard time recommending older first issues to new readers; X-Men #1 is going to seem weird to someone who has never read any X-Men, whether it’s due to the silted language and design of the original or the ’90s posing and over-lettered pages of the Claremont/Lee version. It can seem really dated for new readers, and can completely color a generation of fans’ expectations of what comics should “really be like.” This is my only explanation for the extreme Jim Lee-ness of the New 52 costume designs.
In that case, what's her explanation for the pathetic artwork in Ms. Marvel? Or the forced denial that honor murders and stonings of adulterers do happen under Islam? Or the fact that in a very short time, this too will be old as a rusty Edsel? I think her argument she can't recommend older books to newer readers is laughable; history can give something to learn from, yet she acts like age is a problem. In that case, I guess early Garfield comic strips pose one too?

Funny why she brings up the early 90s X-Men books, because that's when the series began rolling downhill story-wise, though Scott Lobdell and Fabian Nicieza were the ones who really took it there with few redeeming features. Why should she cite those but not some of the better stuff from older times like Bronze Age Avengers, or New Teen Titans, or even Mike Baron's Nexus and Badger?
With this is mind, trying to peg the overall theme of the current era of comics is still a little tricky. Do we use the movies as an example of how future generations will view the medium? Will Civil War and Identity Crisis, with their adult themes, be how the early 2000s are remembered? Do we have Brian Michael Bendis to thank for the voice of this modern era?
As a matter of fact, we do, though Joe Quesada and Dan DiDio are guilty too for hiring such terrible writers. In fact, they precipitated the path to comics stuffed with leftism like this current item. As for Civil War and Identity Crisis, I'm afraid they will be how the early to mid-2000s are remembered, and in a very bad way, mainly because those miniseries aren't "adult" so much as they're obnoxious fanfiction with political metaphors stuffed inside.
This brings me back to my cause this week: I would like Ms. Marvel #5 to be the bar by which the current era is measured. This comic does so much right, and is so absolutely inspiring, that I want to see followers, imitators and an entire generation of fans who will expect this level of quality in their comics in the days to come. Did I get ahead of myself again? Let me catch you up.
Again, no, she did not get ahead, only way behind. There's so much untold, and so much taqqiya in the book, that anyone who wants this to represent gold standards would only beclown themselves as she does herself.
WARNING: I’ll be discussing Ms. Marvel #5, so grab your copy (buy three more!) and read along!

For those of you who might have passed this by or have been living under a rock for the past few months, Ms. Marvel is about Kamala Khan, a New Jersey teenager. Due to the “Infinity,” event, she’s been super-powered by the Terrigen Mists and given shapeshifting abilities. Inspired to do good by her favorite hero, Captain Marvel, she helps friends and fights bad guys but is still looking for direction in her life. There are family hijinks and even some culture shock.

Representations of other cultures and nationalities in mainstream American superhero comics typically have been a little awkward and shallow (see Chris Claremont’s fondness for peppering dialogue with expressions like “Unglaublich” or “Begorrah”). Different ethnicities have been so easily, and so regularly, fumbled that we’ve become accustomed to it. But in Ms. Marvel, the portrayal feels less like culture shock and more like a cultural comparison as Kamala’s problems and lifestyle don’t exactly revolve around her heritage, but rather who she is and becomes spins off from it. Her family is a lot like mine — they just have a different motivation. Not fitting in is the root of Kamala’s teen woes, but being Muslim is merely a new flower on this common problem. She’s inspired not by representation but by success. Nothing is pigeonholed, so everything is relatable to one extent or another. Kamala’s problems could be yours.
But they're not. They're just examples of victimology and taqqiya. As a result, how can this book be any better than some of the older efforts she speaks of, yet the only one she actually uses is Claremont's X-Men, which is actually much too easy? The irony is that there are some things in the book that could irk Muslims too, and already, some did voice disapproval, but Hoffman doesn't seem very concerned.
Ms. Marvel #5 completes Kamala’s origin and first story arc. Previously, a friend’s brother got caught up in some crimes, and Kamala sets off her to rescue him but, surprisingly, fails. It’s a big deal. When people talk about “grit” in their comics, I think they’re trying to talk about honesty; it’s not the darker coloring and style that makes gritty comics, it’s washing off the cartoon gloss with some reality sandpaper to make the story seem more realistic to the reader. The idea that a teenager who just got superpowers can’t run in an save a friend from other teenagers in a basement is pretty realistic. Kamala goes home and gets yelled at by her mother, but also receives a pep talk from her father that is some of the most beautiful writing between father and daughter I’ve read in a long time. This is also a big deal, as pep talks from father figures are a more male hero trope than female; most girls have to go it alone or defy their parents and break from the norm and become someone society doesn’t expect them to be. Kamala’s father tells her that she’s perfect just the way she is and doesn’t have to pretend to be someone else to be loved by her family.
Umm, how is a book that won't be honest and transparent about Islam "honest"? Please, do tell us about it. And how curious she thinks it's realistic to be such a failure in a sci-fi world. It sounds more to me like Wilson is insulting the lead character, even if she later manages to save the friend (though I'm not sure what from). I'm also wondering if the mother's depiction as a yeller while the father is depicted sympathetically is also deliberate? Besides, there have been some examples in past history of female leads conversing with their parents for ideas how to work things out.

I believe Hoffman is praising this book deliberately - that is, she's not being altruistic - and besides, this is the same person who claimed Warner Huston knew nothing about superhero comics.
That spurs Kamala into a training montage with her best friend to learn about her powers so she can try again. Hard work pays off as she ponders some philosophy to psych herself up for her second try. The idea that good isn’t something you are, it’s something you do and that the place where you are right now was circled on a map for you (which I think should be attributed to Hāfez rather than Rumi, but I could be wrong) are poetically inspiring to both Kamala and the reader. It’s less a selfish motivation (I’m going to be the best) and more a reflection of destiny.
Look who's talking about selfishness. Maybe she should look at much of the modern Marvel contributor's list for a change, and even herself. Anyone could write a story like she describes and do it without stuffing Islamism into the tale.
It’s a destiny that still takes hard work, but one that pays off, because with a little more grounding and dedication, Kamala not only saves her friend’s brother, but gains a confidence we can believe in. We saw her fail, and we were with her as she picked herself up; now, with her success, we know she’s capable of whatever she sets her mind to. Is Kamala perfect? Heck no. As she says herself, “This is Jersey City. We talk loud, we walk fast and we don’t take any disrespect.” She has her faults, but you know. Don’t mess. The first five issue complete her first journey, and we readers can see the long road ahead.
I wonder if Hoffman recognizes she's got faults, like favoratism and failure to prove her ability to do some research? Ditto the writer of the book she's fawning over, and the editors. A better query would be: is Hoffman perfect? Not with the way she's going about this.
This book is important. I want it to be the blueprint for future heroic orgins to work from. I want fans who clamor for realized female characters in comics to hold up this issue and support the work being done here. The artwork is magical; some of the manga-like stylings can take getting used to, but for such an imaginative setting and style I can’t see any other artist in Adrian Alphona’s place. G. Willow Wilson’s writing is so heartfelt, it’s difficult not to fall in love with such a unique and personable character as Kamala Khan.
Keep going and stay classy. From some of her past interviews, Wilson sounds like a very ill-informed, disrespectful person, unwilling to be transparent about her ideology, and as for Hoffman, she sounds little different from most of the other charlatans working for CBR. What's so "realized" about this book that isn't so realized about most other books with female leads? And the artwork is dismal and childish. Pseudo-manga art is one of the things that brought down mainstream superhero comics, as artists went out of their way to mimic manga where it doesn't belong.
In another decade or so, it would do my heart good to think this is the kind of story that came out of the 2010s and is the standard the era is judged by.
If the era is to be judged by books like this, it won't be for good reasons. No, it'll be judged for bad ones, like pushing propaganda under the guise of "storytelling", something Hoffman fails to recognize. How come this book is to be considered a "good" standard, but not something like The Forgotten Man? Hoffman fails to explain clearly why Ms. Marvel Muslim makes for the greatest tales of this generation, but not stories that avoid injecting ideologies and obvious leftist politics for the sake of it. I think there's a case to be made that so-called reviewing on sites like CBR is not the standard we'd want comics criticism and opinion-making to be judged by, in this or any other era.
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